I've been lured to Escalante before. I remember the first time I saw a photo of the Golden Cathedral, and I had to convince myself it was real. Anxious to see it myself, I recruited a few friends, and we set off to spend the day hiking and wandering, but without any ropes.Read More
Went down Escalante-way for Memorail Day. Crew was Alicia, Tom and Sharon Talboys, Tom Wetherill up from Tucson for the occasion, and Tom Jones (me) (a 3-Tom trip!).Read More
After a quick descent of E2, we realize we have enough time to pack up, make the walk down to Fence Canyon, and set up camp for a little more adventuring. After a quick hike and a brief evening scotch-and-storytelling session, we set the alarm clock for dawn.Read More
A bit of that fall nip in the air, we headed down to the Escalante to try our hand at Neon. Oft targeted, not so oft succeeded on, Neon requires some good weather to do the moderately long approach and exit, and have enough prime time to enjoy the canyon.Read More
These guys, Michelle and Charly, invited me to enjoy some of the warm spring weather down in Excalante. The best laid plans… But I figured, even with a crappy weather forecast, since their drive was twice mine, I really needed to show.